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ESMA Unveils One-Stop Company Portal for Information on EU Authorization

Posted in EU Developments, Financial Markets
On May 7, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) announced a new portal for investors seeking information on whether a financial services provider is authorized within the European Union. The portal includes registers of the following: Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) investment firms, including systematic internalizers; MiFID trading venues; MiFID data reporting service… Continue Reading

ESMA Updates MiFID II/MiFIR Investor Protection Q&As

Posted in EU Developments, Financial Markets
On April 4, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) added 10 new questions and answers (Q&A) to its Q&A document on the implementation of investor protection topics under the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR). The Q&A provides clarification on the following topics: best execution;… Continue Reading

PRA Publishes Meeting Minutes With Notes on the Application of Best Execution to FX Derivatives and FX Spot Transactions

Posted in Derivatives, UK Developments
On May 16, the UK Prudential Regulation Authority published the minutes (Minutes) of a Foreign Exchange Joint Standing Committee meeting held on April 22. Notably, the Minutes summarize a presentation given by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as to the application of best execution obligations under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) to foreign… Continue Reading